Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja, Marante village, traditional Torajan house known as tongkonan with intricate hand-carved and painted wooden wall panels and a dragon figure above a water buffalo head replica. Water buffaloes are sacrificed at funeral ceremonies.

Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja, Marante village, traditional house known as tongkonan with intricate hand-carved and painted wooden wall panels and a dragon figure above a water buffalo head replica. Water buffaloes are sacrificed at funeral ceremonies.

Bali; A.S.N. Wadia -  The Belle of Bali. Being impressions of a pleasure cruise to the Dutch East Indies via Cochin, Colombo, Penang, and Singapore - 1936.

Bali; A.S.N. Wadia - The Belle of Bali. Being impressions of a pleasure cruise to the Dutch East Indies via Cochin, Colombo, Penang, and Singapore - 1936

Wadia - The Belle of Bali. Being impressions of a pleasure cruise to the Dutch East Indies via Cochin, Colombo, Penang, and Singapore -

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ File:COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Portret van een jonge Karo Batak vrouw TMnr 60026958.jpg

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ File:COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Portret van een jonge Karo Batak vrouw TMnr 60026958.jpg

COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Indonesia, Sumatra, Aceh. Districtshoofd Wabil met vrouw en dochter in feestkleding Atjeh TMnr 10001703.jpg

Look at their exression are they foreced to take this picture? Ache women wear veil to cover their head (they looked ashamed) COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Indonesia, Sumatra, Aceh. Districtshoofd Wabil met vrouw en dochter in feestkleding Atjeh TMnr

Pottery making by Batak women in Tarutung, Indonesia, ca. 1900.

Pottery making by Batak women in Tarutung, Indonesia, ca.

Dayak People Of  BORNEO ISLAND INDONESIA: The  indigenous religion has been given the name Kaharingan, and may be said to be a form of animism. For official purposes, it is categorized as a form of Hinduism in Indonesia.these generalizations fail to convey the distinctiveness, meaningfulness, richness and depth of Dayak religion, myth and teachings. Underlying the world-view is an account of the creation and re-creation of this middle-earth where the Dayak dwell,

A Dayak chief, complete with amazing headdress, costume and weaponry. Supposedly some of my ancestors were of royal blood from the Dayak tribes of Borneo! I love this image - thank you Wikipedia for schooling me in my history x

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